Senior Programme Officer (AD1342)

Policy | Permanent, Full-time | £38,000 - £44,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience

We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced individual with a successful track record in managing high profile complex environmental projects who is keen to accept the challenge of managing an exciting and highly successful multi-million-dollar portfolio of national ecosystem assessments in countries across the globe.

This role provides the opportunity to guide and support countries through the processes of creating national ecosystem assessments knowing that such assessments will eventually help to underpin and improve national planning for the environment and sustainable development. You will have responsibility for oversight of projects within the National Ecosystem Assessment Initiative, ensuring high standards of technical support to countries, project co-ordination, reporting and communications and managing a high-performing team of staff.  Your work will ensure that the UNEP-WCMC’s high profile and competencies in ecosystem assessments are sustained.

You will have had at least five years’ experience in managing projects in an international context and a proven capacity to deliver work on time, on budget and on message. You will be able to show us that you are confident in engaging with a wide range of stakeholders and have great communications and relationship management skills. You will be highly organised, capable of leading teams to success and be flexible and adaptive to changing circumstances and cultural differences.

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